Trump Balks On Halting Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that the United States would be “punishing itself” if it halts military sales to Saudi Arabia, even if it is proven that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the country’s consulate in Istanbul.

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump rallies with supporters at the Warren County Fairgrounds in Lebanon, Ohio, U.S., October 12, 2018.

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